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21 Note Cards on Myth Motifs, Mostly Hopi
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 21 page(s)
Twenty-one slips of paper contain notes on various aspects of Native American myths, most directly attributed to the Hopi, in English with some terms in indigenous text. Some page and topic references correspond to those in 'Traditions of the Hopi' by H.R. Voth, 1905. Other notes and references are unclear as to s...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 7. Southwest Notes) (1924) , 21 page(s)
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37 Uses for a Dead Sheep
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directed by Ben Hopkins (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006), 1 hour 25 mins
The Pamir Kirghiz are a tribe of some 2,000 people from the Pamir region of Central Asia. For the last 27 years they have lived in exile in Eastern Turkey. In 2005 an Anglo-Turkish film crew arrives in their village to work with the tribe to tell their story. (Winner Basil Wright Film Prize 2007)
directed by Ben Hopkins (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2006), 1 hour 25 mins
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88.9 Radio Redfern
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directed by Geoff Burton, 1946- and Sharon Bell, fl. 1988 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 55 mins
Please Note: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers should be aware that this content may contain images or names of people who have since passed away. This item also contains graphic content.
An observational documentary which looks at Sydney’s first community Aboriginal radio station, 88.9 Radio Redfern. Set against a backdrop of contemporary Aboriginal music, Radio Redfern offers a special and rare exploration of the people, attitudes and philosophies behind the lead up to a different type of cele...
directed by Geoff Burton, 1946- and Sharon Bell, fl. 1988 (Acton, Australian Capital Territory: Australia. National Film and Sound Archive, 1988), 55 mins
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1st Mesa - Where Does Sun Go? - Pumpkin?
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in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 2 page(s)
A page contains handwritten notes on both sides, apparently having to do with Hopi clans and possibly, ceremonies. One side contains a two-column table, attributed to 'Hopi Clans and Hopi Kinship' by Robert H. Lowie, 1929. One column is labeled 'Mish.' Benedict's shorthand for Mishongnovi, a Second Mesa pueblo. Th...
in Ruth Fulton Benedict Papers, of Vassar College. Libraries. Archives and Special Collections Library ([Box 91], Folder 19. Southwest Notes) (1929) , 2 page(s)
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Acting Like a Thief
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written by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 and P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006; directed by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996; produced by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 15 mins
Acting Like a Thief is about a Chhara tribal theatre group in Ahmedabad, India. Starting with the arrest of playwright DaKxin Bajrange (Chhara), the documentary reveals how the Budhan Theatre has transformed the lives of adults and children within the community.
written by Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 and P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006; directed by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996; produced by P. Kerim Friedman, fl. 2006 and Shashwati Talukdar, fl. 1996 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2005), 15 mins
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Adhiambo - Born in the Evening
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directed by Ruth Tuchtenhagen, Wenzel Geissler, fl. 2001 and Ruth Prince, fl. 2001 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 1 hour 7 mins
‘Adhiambo’ means ‘the one born in the evening’ in the language of the Luo of western Kenya. The film follows NyaSeme, a married mother and grandmother in her late 30s, during the last month of her pregnancy and through the first weeks of her newborn daughter’s life. The first part of the film focuses on...
directed by Ruth Tuchtenhagen, Wenzel Geissler, fl. 2001 and Ruth Prince, fl. 2001 (London, England: Royal Anthropological Institute, 2001), 1 hour 7 mins
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CHAPTER ONE: People and Places
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written by Thomas Barfield, 1900-; in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, originally published 2010), [17]-65
written by Thomas Barfield, 1900-; in Afghanistan: A Cultural and Political History (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, originally published 2010), [17]-65
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3: MAPPING AFRICA
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written by Philip D. Curtin, 1922-2009 and Paul Bohannan; in Africa & Africans (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1995, originally published 1964), [33]-45
written by Philip D. Curtin, 1922-2009 and Paul Bohannan; in Africa & Africans (Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press, Inc., 1995, originally published 1964), [33]-45
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African Carving: A Dogon Kanaga Mask
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written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
The Kanaga mask is used in deeply sacred rituals by the Dogon people of Mali. Carving this mask is as important a ritual as the ceremonies in which the mask is used.
written by Robert H. Gardner, 1947-, Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 and Thomas D. Blakely; directed by Thomas D. Blakely and Eliot Elisofon, 1911-1973 (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 1974), 18 mins
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Agriculture: Care of Vegetable Gardens in Lealui
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in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box 3: Fieldnote Files 1940, [Folder 3]) (1940) , 2 page(s)
Field Note. Date: 26.x.40. This typewritten fieldwork file contains information about agriculture and the cultural customs involved when men give gardens to their wives or children. These customs include who owns the garden and the food produced once given, who can sell the food, where food from the garden can be...
in Max Gluckman Papers, of Royal Anthropological Institute. Archives and Manuscripts (Box 3: Fieldnote Files 1940, [Folder 3]) (1940) , 2 page(s)
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